Research Collections

Alice Wright fonds

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Part Of
Alice Wright fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds includes motion pictures by Alice Wright of horse trips and travels in the Canadian Rockies and miscellaneous papers and ephemera pertaining to Mount Robson Ranch, Berg Lake Chalet and Mount Robson region and history. Films pertain mainly to the Mount Robson and Jasper, Alberta areas; also B…
Date Range
1827-1975
Reference Code
M193 / V710
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
Alice Wright fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 193
V 710
Sous-Fonds
M193/V710
Accession Number
1173, 2418, 3972
Reference Code
M193 / V710
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Textual record
Private record
Date Range
1827-1975
Physical Description
11 motion pictures. -- 6 textual records
History / Biographical
Alice Wright, d.ca.1982, was owner of the Mount Robson Ranch and operator of the Berg Lake Chalet in the Mount Robson area of British Columbia, Canada. She also lived at Red Pass and Sidney, B.C.
Scope & Content
Fonds includes motion pictures by Alice Wright of horse trips and travels in the Canadian Rockies and miscellaneous papers and ephemera pertaining to Mount Robson Ranch, Berg Lake Chalet and Mount Robson region and history. Films pertain mainly to the Mount Robson and Jasper, Alberta areas; also Banff and Lake Louise. Textual records include a transcript of a portion of a diary of George MacDougal, 1827, describing a trip through Yellowhead Pass, Tete Jaune Cache to Jasper House. Also includes a memorandum of the British Columbia Parks Branch, 1975, re the future of the Berg Lake Chalet; annotations by Alice Wright.
Name Access
Wright, Alice
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Access Restrictions
Some restrictions on access to originals
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: motion picture summaries
Creator
Wright, Alice
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Title Source
Title based on accession records
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Allyn and Emily Ford fonds

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Part Of
Allyn and Emily Ford fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of motion picture titled Canadian Rockies, 1930 Maligne Lake Camp, Mount Brazeau.
Date Range
1930
Reference Code
V274
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Part Of
Allyn and Emily Ford fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
V 274
Sous-Fonds
V274
Accession Number
6618
Reference Code
V274
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Date Range
1930
Physical Description
1 motion picture : 16 mm, b/w, silent, ca.500 ft.
History / Biographical
Allyn K. Ford, of Minneapolis, Minnesota, was a member of the Alpine Club of Canada from 1908 onwards.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of motion picture titled Canadian Rockies, 1930 Maligne Lake Camp, Mount Brazeau.
Name Access
Ford, Allyn
Ford, Emily
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Public domain (other restrictions may apply)
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: video reference copy
Creator
Ford, Allyn
Ford, Emily
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on accession record
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Alpine Club of Canada fonds

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Part Of
Alpine Club of Canada fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds constitutes the principal resource for the study of the history of Canadian mountaineering. It provides a wealth of information on individual alpinists, expeditions, mountains, national parks, conservation, climbing, alpine organizations, publications, guiding, scientific study and the Alpin…
Date Range
1906-2009
Reference Code
M200 / S6 / V14
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Organization record
Part Of
Alpine Club of Canada fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 200
S 6
V 14
Sous-Fonds
M200/S6/V14
Accession Number
698, 1040 (unproc), 1224, 1299 (unproc), 1807, 1813, 2141 (unproc), 2376 (unproc), 3160 (unproc), 3296 (unproc), 3298 (unproc), 3382 (unproc), 3560 (unproc), 3757 (unproc), 3970 (unproc), 5012, 5114, 5200, 5215 (unproc), 5330 (unproc), 5343, 5357, 5396 (unproc), 5438, 5454, 5455, 5456, 5457, 5458, 5459, 5460, 5461, 5462 (unproc), 5463 (unproc), 5464, 5465, 5466, 5474, 5538 (unproc), 5541, 5569 (unproc), 5591 (unproc), 5592, 5605, 5631 (unproc), 5632, 5633, 5634, 5635 (unproc), 5680 (unproc), 5724, 5950, 6062 (unproc), 6332, 6337, 6375, 6376 (unproc), 6396, 6437, 6451, 6457 (unproc), 6459 (unproc), 6465 (unproc), 6470 (unproc), 6623 (unproc), 6624, 6625, 6626, 6627 (unproc), 6628, 6765 (unproc), 6766 (unproc), 6767 (unproc), 7774 (unproc), 7779 (unproc), 8002 (unproc)
Reference Code
M200 / S6 / V14
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Organization record
Date Range
1906-2009
Physical Description
ca.42 m of textual records. -- ca.12,500 photographs: prints, stereographic prints, transparencies, slides, negatives, postcards. -- 85 photograph albums. -- 8 motion pictures: films, video recordings. -- 3 sound recordings
History / Biographical
The Alpine Club of Canada, the national mountaineering club, was founded in 1906 by A. O. Wheeler and other like-minded climbers. The club espoused scientific study and exploration, cultivation of art, public education, acquisition of climbing skills, and preservation of natural areas within the mountainous regions of Canada. Through a national executive, local sections and volunteer committees, the club provided climbing camps, clubhouse, huts, and publications, including the Canadian Alpine Journal. ACC expeditions and projects resulted in pioneer exploration, first ascents, and included mountain warfare training during the Second World War. In recent years, the club's membership has increased dramatically with the popularity of climbing and its programs have evolved to serve the needs of unguided climbers using sophisticated technical aids.
Scope & Content
Fonds constitutes the principal resource for the study of the history of Canadian mountaineering. It provides a wealth of information on individual alpinists, expeditions, mountains, national parks, conservation, climbing, alpine organizations, publications, guiding, scientific study and the Alpine Club itself.
The fonds consists of four Sous-fonds: I. Alpine Club of Canada records; II. Mount Everest Expedition (1982) records; III. Personal papers and photographs; IV. Other material. Club administration records (series I.A.) pertain to executive positions; head office; finance; camps, climbing and treks; expeditions; huts and properties; clubhouses; library; publications; photography; other committees; other activities; and other. Other club records include section records (series I.B.), hut registers and summit records (series I.C.).
Name Access
Alpine Club of Canada
Subject Access
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: sous-fonds, series and sub-series description
electronic finding aid for processed material
Creator
Alpine Club of Canada
Category
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Andy Russell fonds

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Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of seven series: I. Personal and professional series, 1937-1993 (diaries, correspondence, filing systems and papers pertaining to awards, memberships, biography and other); II. Business series, 1948-1982 (pertaining to guiding, outfitting, trail riding, ranching, Andy Russell and S…
Date Range
[1867]-1993, predominant 1908-1993
Reference Code
M153 / S43 / V555
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Sound recording
Textual record
Diary
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 153
S 43
V 555
Sous-Fonds
M153/S43/V555
Accession Number
963, 5777, 5964, 6338, 6339, 6547, 6567
Reference Code
M153 / S43 / V555
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Sound recording
Textual record
Diary
Private record
Published record
Date Range
[1867]-1993, predominant 1908-1993
Physical Description
6 m of textual records and printed material. -- ca.6100 photographs : prints, negatives, transparencies. -- 1 photograph album (49 prints). -- 29 motion pictures. -- 5 sound recordings
History / Biographical
Andy Russell, 1915-2005, was a trapper, guide and outfitter, writer, photographer, cinematographer, lecturer and environmental advocate in the Pincher Creek, Alberta, Canada.
Russell was born in Lethbridge, Alberta and spent his childhood on a ranch in the foothills near Pincher Creek. He became a skilled horseman, hunter, fisherman and trapper, and, in 1936, was employed by Bert Riggall, a pioneer guide and outfitter of wilderness pack trips in the southern Rockies since 1907. He became Riggall's partner in 1939 and took over the business when Riggall retired in 1946. Andy Russell and Kathleen (Kay) Riggall married in 1938 and raised five children at their ranch bordering Waterton Lakes National Park, where family businesses included guiding, saddlehorses and ranching. Children are: Richard "Dick" H. (b.1938); Andrew Charles "Charlie" (b.1941); Harold John "John" (b.1944); Hugh Gordon Riggall "Gordon" (b.1947); Lorenda Anne "Anne" (b.1952).
Russell continued as a renowned guide and outfitter with a wealthy repeat clientele until he was forced out of guiding by 1960 with the advance of the oil industry concerns upon wilderness areas in southern Alberta and British Columbia. Russell began to write nature articles in 1945 and after 1960 concentrated upon writing, photography, film making, lecturing and ranching. He wrote for numerous magazines and newspapers, produced radio broadcasts, and, using colour motion picture photography, developed programs on wildlife and wilderness habitat research for live public performances. Russell's films launched his career as an author of popular wildlife and mountain culture books, which included Grizzly Country. In later years, he was an active writer, consultant and advocate of wilderness and environmental management and received numerous awards and honours, including Member of the Order of Canada.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of seven series: I. Personal and professional series, 1937-1993 (diaries, correspondence, filing systems and papers pertaining to awards, memberships, biography and other); II. Business series, 1948-1982 (pertaining to guiding, outfitting, trail riding, ranching, Andy Russell and Sons, royalties and lecturing); III. Writing, broadcasting and public appearances series, 1908-1990 (papers and photographs pertaining to writing, book projects, columns, broadcasts, reviews, advertising, promotion and other); IV. Photography and cinematography series, 1909-1990 (details below); V. Wildlife study and conservation activities series, 1945-[198-]; VI. Other activities series, 1931-[199-] (politics, interviews, information files); VII. Russell family series, [1867]-1983.
Photography and cinematography series consists of: Riggall/Russell guiding activity photographs, 1909-1962, ca.280 items; Andy Russell and Sons Production Ltd / Andy Russell professional photographs and films, ca.1940- ca.1990, ca.4200 photographs (mainly transparencies), 28 motion pictures, accompanied by some textual and printed items; personal and family photographs, 1916-1989, ca.1550 items; collected photographs, ca.1940-197-, ca.75 items. Professional photography and cinematography primarily arose from field work by Andy, Dick and Charlie Russell and pertains mainly to flora, fauna and landscape of the Canadian Rockies in continental divide region, British Columbia, Yukon and Alaska.
Motion pictures, ca.1950-1974, include original film "Grizzly Country" by Dick, Charlie and Andy Russell, produced by Evan J. Anton, ca.1969, copy print of same; also unedited wildlife and landscape footage of Waterton area, Yukon and British Columbia.
Sound recordings are interviews with Andy Russell, [ca.1970]-1988.
Name Access
Russell, Andy
Subject Access
Arts
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: arrangement outline
series and file description
electronic finding aid
video reference copy for "Grizzly country"
sound recording reference copy recordings
Related Material
Related to the Kay Russell family fonds (M36/V36) and the Bert Riggall fonds (M376/V26)
Creator
Russell, Andy
Category
Arts
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Biographical Source Notes
Russell family
Title Source
Title based on accession record
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Archives General File collection

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Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Scope & Content
The Archives General File is an artificial collection of accessions which do not constitute separate fonds or collections or cannot be placed within existing fonds or collections. Included in the collection are textual records of many types, such as manuscripts, reports, letters, diaries, speeches…
Date Range
[after 1890]
Reference Code
M8 / S8 / V8
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Framed print
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Diary
Plan
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 8
S 8
V 8
Sous-Fonds
M8 / S8 / V8
Accession Number
Numerous. Access to material via accession number is available through the online database
Reference Code
M8 / S8 / V8
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Framed print
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Diary
Plan
Private record
Published record
Date Range
[after 1890]
Physical Description
57 cm textual records. -- 50 cm of photographs : prints. -- 189 photographs (15 framed prints, 51 transparencies, 79 negatives; 44 copy negatives). -- 3 photograph albums (139 prints). -- 6 motion pictures. -- 9 sound recordings
Scope & Content
The Archives General File is an artificial collection of accessions which do not constitute separate fonds or collections or cannot be placed within existing fonds or collections. Included in the collection are textual records of many types, such as manuscripts, reports, letters, diaries, speeches, poetry, plans and others; photographs in the form of prints, negatives, transparencies, albums, postcards, etc.; sound recorded interviews and programmes; and motion pictures. Material pertains broadly to the Banff area and many other areas within the Archives collecting mandate.
Notable items include: Walter Wilcox letter; George Kinney report; interviews with Bill Round and Edward Feuz; original copy of Treaty Number Seven; Mary Schaffer material, including letters, notes, photograph and report; reports on the Nakimu Caves; film pertaining to Banff Winter Carnival; Georgia Engelhard letters and photos; plans for buildings and structures; George Noble photograph; W. S. Park photograph.
Name Access
Archives General File
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
First Nations
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: electronic database
Creator
Archives General File
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
First nations
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title describes nature of collection. Individual titles in accession-level inventory have generally been assigned.
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"A Talk Without Words", "World At Your Feet" Music Recordings

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Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 4 audiotape film reels with music content recorded by Nicholas Morant. Pertains to music/audio used in slideshow presentation series "A Talk Without Words" by Nicholas and Ivy "Willie" Morant (see "History/Bio"). Items (in order) are labelled "Introduction", "Showtape", "Introducti…
Date Range
[ca. 1945 - ca. 1950]
1949
[ca. 1950 - ca. 1960]
Reference Code
S20 / II / C / 7 / 1 to 4
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Sound recording
Film
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M300 / S20 / V500
Sous-Fonds
S20
Sub-Series
S20 / II / C : Professional Records : Topical Files
Accession Number
7784
Reference Code
S20 / II / C / 7 / 1 to 4
GMD
Sound recording
Film
Responsibility
Recorded by Nicholas Morant
Date Range
[ca. 1945 - ca. 1950]
1949
[ca. 1950 - ca. 1960]
Physical Description
4 sound recordings: audiotape film reels
History / Biographical
"A Talk Without Words" was an original presentation by Nick and Ivy "Willie" Morant featuring some of their photographs taken while travelling across Canada for work, as well as photographs from their travels in Peru. The presentation involved a brief introduction by Nick and Willie, followed by an approximately one-hour long slideshow accompanied by music which was recorded by Nick. The couple presented this slideshow, and similar variations, to the public for about 15 years (ca. 1950 to ca. 1965).
Scope & Content
File consists of 4 audiotape film reels with music content recorded by Nicholas Morant. Pertains to music/audio used in slideshow presentation series "A Talk Without Words" by Nicholas and Ivy "Willie" Morant (see "History/Bio"). Items (in order) are labelled "Introduction", "Showtape", "Introduction B" and "Showtape B".
Notes
Item S20/II/C/7/1 originally stored in brown paper Canadian Pacific mailing envelope with shipping label: "INTRODUCTION NICHOLAS MORANT BOX 1288 BANFF, ALBERTA CANADA" Items S20/II/C/7/2 to 4 were attached by string tied around them. Item S20/II/C/7/2 has label taped to inside of clear plastic container reading: "SHOWTAPE. Nova Scotia 123 Trees Prairies Quiet Places World at Feet Mountains 123 Exit Music." Item S20/II/C/7/3 and S20/II/C/7/4 were in brown paper Canadian Pacific envelope labelled: "SHOWTAPE B INTRODUCTION B Excludes - Peru - Soundpix" S20/II/C/7/3 in "Scotch Tape" brand box labelled "Introduction B .... Okay for Revere or Magnecord." S20/II/C/7/4 in "audiotape" brand box labelled "Showtape B. Okay for Revere and Magnecord."
Name Access
Morant, Nicholas
Morant, Ivy
Subject Access
Photography
Travel
Scenery
Landscape
Presentation
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Nova Scotia
Peru
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Reproduction Restrictions
Reference use only; no reproduction
Language
English
Creator
Nicholas Morant
Biographical Source Notes
https://www.whyte.org/nicholas-morant-later-career Also referenced in book "Nicholas Morant's Canadian Pacific" by John F. Garden (Revelstoke: Footprint Publishing, 1991) under chapter "A Talk Without Words"
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Banff Lake Louise Chamber of Commerce fonds

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Part Of
Banff Lake Louise Chamber of Commerce fonds
Scope & Content
Consists of five series. I. Minutes, 1964-1991, ca.20 cm of textual records; II. Administrative files, 1974-1991, ca.156 cm of textual records; III. Other records, 1958-1985, 10.5 cm and 14 v.; IV. Publications, 1977-1991, 2 cm of printed material; V. Photographs and films, ca.1970-1988, 143 photo…
Date Range
1958-1991
Reference Code
M132 / V43
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Organization record
Published record
Part Of
Banff Lake Louise Chamber of Commerce fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 132
V 43
Sous-Fonds
M132 / V43
Accession Number
906, 1042, 1468, 1811, 1859, 1952, 2437, 4046, 5305, 6060
Reference Code
M132 / V43
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Organization record
Published record
Date Range
1958-1991
Physical Description
2 m of textual records. -- 143 photographs : transparencies, prints. -- 7 motion pictures : films, video recordings
Scope & Content
Consists of five series. I. Minutes, 1964-1991, ca.20 cm of textual records; II. Administrative files, 1974-1991, ca.156 cm of textual records; III. Other records, 1958-1985, 10.5 cm and 14 v.; IV. Publications, 1977-1991, 2 cm of printed material; V. Photographs and films, ca.1970-1988, 143 photographs and 7 motion pictures. Records pertain mainly to Chamber of Commerce operations and Banff events.
Name Access
Banff-Lake Louise Chamber of Commerce
Subject Access
Commerce and industry
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: arrangement outline
series and file description
electronic finding aid
Creator
Banff Lake Louise Chamber of Commerce
Category
Commerce and industry
Title Source
Title based on accession records
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Barbara Whyte fonds

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Part Of
Barbara Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consist of six separate series: A. Motion Picture; B. Photograph Albums; C. Negatives; D. Copy Negatives; E. Film Transparencies; F. Written Materials. Fonds consists mainly of photographs pertaining to Barbara and Dave White, family, friends, activities, friends; Barbara and Ruth Carpenter, …
Date Range
[ca.1900-ca.1967]
Reference Code
M506 / V688
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
Barbara Whyte fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 506
V 688
Sous-Fonds
M 506
V 688
Accession Number
1663, 3918, 5223, 5309, 6352, 7487 (unproc)
Reference Code
M506 / V688
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Private record
Date Range
[ca.1900-ca.1967]
Physical Description
3 photograph albums (ca.330 prints). -- 82 photographs: prints, transparencies, negatives, copy negatives. -- ca.8 textual records. -- 1 motion picture
History / Biographical
Barbara Carpenter, 1907-2000, and her twin sister, Ruth Carpenter, 1907-1932, married Dave (Jack) White and Alan Mather respectively, of Banff, in 1931. Barbara Whyte adopted an alternate family name spelling. Barbara Whyte and her children, David, Barbara, Harold and Jon, later moved to Medicine Hat, Alberta.
Scope & Content
Fonds consist of six separate series: A. Motion Picture; B. Photograph Albums; C. Negatives; D. Copy Negatives; E. Film Transparencies; F. Written Materials. Fonds consists mainly of photographs pertaining to Barbara and Dave White, family, friends, activities, friends; Barbara and Ruth Carpenter, wedding and as children; Carpenter family; Dave White Jr. and White family; Jon Whyte, 1941-ca.1960; Banff people, places, events; other. Includes photographs by George Noble re banjo promotion; include Cliff White Sr. and Chief Calf Child. Also includes obituary of Ruth Carpenter Mather; birth notice for Barbara Jayne Whyte, ca.1933; nursery rhymes by Florence Carpenter, n.d.; and biography of Jon Whyte by Barbara Whyte, 1992, 6 pages. Textual records also include a register ca.1941-1955 of room rentals at the Whyte House, 111 Bear Street, a marriage certificate for Allan Mather and Ruth Carpenter as well as various diplomas for Ruth (Mather) and Barbara Carpenter (Whyte).
Name Access
Whyte, Barbara
Subject Access
Family and personal life
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: basic description for photographs
microfilm copy of album/s
Creator
Whyte, Barbara
Category
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on accession records
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Part Of
Bob Hind fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of three series: I. Mountain travel and recreation, western Canada (A. Trips and activities, 1931-1992; B. General, between 1928 and 1960). II. Personal (A. Photography notes, 1938-1996; B. World travel, ca.1930-ca.1950; C. Personal photographs, 1927-ca.1955). III. Other, between ca…
Date Range
[ca.1925]-1992
Reference Code
M7 / V46
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Map
Private record
Part Of
Bob Hind fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 7
V 46
Sous-Fonds
M7 / V46
Accession Number
7181
Reference Code
M7 / V46
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Map
Private record
Date Range
[ca.1925]-1992
Physical Description
ca.5800 photographs (ca.1350 negatives, ca.1350 prints, ca.3100 transparencies). -- 15 motion pictures. -- 4 textual records (4 v). -- 2 cartographic records.
History / Biographical
Robin Cyril (Bob) Hind, 1911-2000, was an electrical engineer and mountaineer at Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Hind was born on a farm in northern Alberta was educated at the University of Alberta, Edmonton. He was a Life Member of ACC, joining in 1933, and attended over 30 ACC camps, often with his family. Hind received the Silver Rope Award in 1935, was recipient of Centennial Medal, and served the ACC in offices of President, Vice-President and Chairman of Hut Committee.
In 1948, Bob Hind married Margaret (Peggy) Trotter, a fellow mountaineer and skier. Together they had two children. After Peggy Hind was killed in an avalanche in 1955, Hind married Marjory Bugler, and the couple had three more children. Marjory (Marj) Hind was a homemaker and mountaineer.
During his extensive mountaineering career, Bob Hind climbed most of the significant peaks in Rockies and Selkirks, including some first ascents. He also climbed in Wales and the Alps. Hind was active in the Calgary Tennis Club, the Boy Scout movement and was a member of the American Alpine Club and The Alpine Club, London. Bob Hind worked on electrical projects in Canada and Europe.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of three series: I. Mountain travel and recreation, western Canada (A. Trips and activities, 1931-1992; B. General, between 1928 and 1960). II. Personal (A. Photography notes, 1938-1996; B. World travel, ca.1930-ca.1950; C. Personal photographs, 1927-ca.1955). III. Other, between ca.1925 and ca.1955.
Series I consists of photographs, motion pictures and textual records pertaining to mountaineering, hiking, travel, Alpine Club of Canada camps and activities in western Canada by Bob Hind, Bob and Marj Hind, and the Hind family.
Name Access
Hind, Bob
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Science and technology
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
No access restrictions
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: arrangement outline
series and file description
electronic and on-line finding aids
Creator
Hind, Bob
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Science and technology
Sports, recreation and leisure
Biographical Source Notes
archivist's acquisition file notes
obits: CAJ 1955; CAJ 2001
ACC ballot, January 1969 - in case file
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Brewster Transport Company Ltd. fonds

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Part Of
Brewster Transport Company Ltd. fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of textual and photographic records pertaining to Brewster Transport and its predecessor and subsidiary companies. Series are: I. James I. Brewster, 1892-1962; II. Brewster Brothers, 1905-1909; III. Brewster Transfer Company Ltd., 1909-1916; IV. Brewster Trading Co. Ltd., 1907-1926;…
Date Range
1892-1996
Reference Code
M82 / S12 / V92
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Corporate record
Blueprint
Map
Plan
Part Of
Brewster Transport Company Ltd. fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 82
S 12
V 92
Sous-Fonds
M 82
S 12
V 92
Accession Number
344, 898, 2126, 3370, 3509, 5001, 5490, 5601, 5956, 7046
Reference Code
M82 / S12 / V92
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Corporate record
Blueprint
Map
Plan
Date Range
1892-1996
Physical Description
ca.5 m of textual records : includes ca.50 v. -- ca.1280 photographs : prints, negatives, transparencies, proof sheets. -- 2 photograph albums. -- ca.100 sets of cartographic records : plans, blueprints. -- 11 motion pictures (10 videocassettes, 1 film reel). -- 11 sound recordings : audio cassettes
History / Biographical
Brewster Transport Company is a transportation company based at Banff, Alberta. Formally organized in 1900 as W. & J. Brewster, Guides and Packers, the company expanded in 1904 into commercial development in Banff and acquired the Canadian Pacific Railway livery concession at Banff in 1905. From 1909 until his death in 1947, Jim Brewster guided the company, with Lou Crosby handling finance. Beginning in 1917, Brewster Transport entered the motorized era with touring cars, later replaced with a succession of buses. From 1920 to 1933, Bill Brewster was general manager and during this period the company acquired Royal Hawaiian Transport and the Sunshine Ski development. The company amalgamated its transportation interests with Rocky Mountain Tours in 1957, and in 1965 the company passed out of the Brewster family's hands, being sold to Greyhound Lines of Canada. Brewster Transport continues to operate as Brewster Transportation and Tours, a diversified transportation and accommodation company in the Rocky Mountains.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of textual and photographic records pertaining to Brewster Transport and its predecessor and subsidiary companies. Series are: I. James I. Brewster, 1892-1962; II. Brewster Brothers, 1905-1909; III. Brewster Transfer Company Ltd., 1909-1916; IV. Brewster Trading Co. Ltd., 1907-1926; V. Brewster Hotel Company Ltd., 1909-1926; VI. Brewster Transport Company / Brewster-Rocky Mountain Grayline, ca.1900-1988; VII. Brewster Transportation and Tours Co. records, 1930s-1996; VIII. Other, 1956-1972.
Series VI is the major series, consisting of 146.5 cm of textual records (and ca.50 col), ca.700 photographs, and ca.100 sets of plans and blueprints. The series includes: Agreements, 1915-1974; Minutes, 1915-1963; Financial papers, 1915-1966; Operating, ca.1900-1988; Properties, 1906-1974; Subsidiaries, 1924-1962; Other, 1943-1977. Photographs, ca.1900-ca.1970, are mainly publicity photographs relating to Brewster Transport vehicles, tours, facilities, Sunshine Ski Lodge and area, Canadian Rockies hotels and scenic views, also Brewster family and Banff personalities; include 2 albums. Plans pertain to properties and facilities.
Name Access
Brewster Transport Company Ltd.
Subject Access
Commerce and industry
Transportation
Access Restrictions
Access and use restricted for portion
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: arrangement outline
file description and index for series I - VI, VIII
electronic finding aid
Related Material
Additional Brewster Transport material can be found in the Crosby family fonds (M486/V152).
Creator
Brewster Transport Company Ltd.
Category
Commerce and industry
Transportation
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Less detail